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GUILD BLOG

Read about our latest news, events, interviews, masterclasses, member spotlights and music supervision advice, tips and articules.

BFI London Film Festival 2017: Supervisor Takeover

21-Sep-2017
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by Emma Francis - Guild of Music Supervisors

The London Film Festival is set to return between October 4th and October 15th. The festival continues to showcase the best of world cinema, in turn highlighting many exciting and upcoming talents from around the globe. Read on to find out who's behind the music of some of this year's biggest features.

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The Super Sync 8 Ball Challenge

11-Sep-2017
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by Holly St George

Thursday 7th September 2017, Spots N Strips was the London setting for the first every 8 Ball Super Sync Challenge. We want to thanks all those that attended and made the night great particularly those involved in the competitions here's a rundown of the event

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Toronto International Film Festival: Premieres and more

06-Sep-2017
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by David Querzola

Now in its fifth decade, this will be the 42nd edition of Toronto Film Festival. The festival has become one of the most beloved cinematic events in the world, universally regarded as an ideal platform for filmmakers to launch their careers and to premiere their new work. It always aim to challenge itself, developing, adapting and building on its strengths. 2017 will bring a tighter, more focused selection of films.

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An Insight Into Games Supervisors

22-Aug-2017
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In case you missed it, the first round of nominees for the Music Week Sync Awards were announced a few weeks ago. The big news this year is the new category additions, one of which is the ‘Music Supervisor - Games’. The winner of the award will be chosen based on their technical innovation, artistic merit and the creative process as well the evidence of commercial benefits to those involved in the production.

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Spotlight: An Insight Into The French Sync Industry.

22-Aug-2017
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We’ve delved deeper into the workings of the French sync industry as a whole. Over the next few months we’ll be shining a light on our friends on the continent and taking a look at the similarities and differences between the markets, so if you’d like to be involved in our future pieces do get in touch at hello@guildofmusicsupervisors.co.uk

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Music Supervisors: Who Needs 'em?

17-Aug-2017
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by Ed Bailie, Leland Music (2017)

So now we can all curate vast playlists with ease, are music supervisors facing an identity crisis at a potential democratisation of their craft? What's even the point of a music supervisor now you can task anyone with access to an iPhone to pull together a playlist for you? Here we take a deeper look at the role and purpose of a Music Supervisor.

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SoundTrack Cologne: The festival, the panels & the speakers

17-Aug-2017
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by Jayson Pepper

SoundTrack Cologne helps to connect the global market of music supervisors, industry professionals and film executives. The Guild of Music Supervisors will be there in full force, with our president Ian Cooke and treasurer Jon Skinner presenting the final round table discussion of the festival. To hear more about what you can expect read our full blog.

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Joining forces: LSS 2017 and the Guild Of Music Supervisors

17-Aug-2017
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by David Querzola

London Sync Sessions’ collaboration with Future Music Forum will bring the go-to event on the European sync calendar to the sunny streets of Barcelona. Celebrating what truly is a multi-cultural industry, the conference is heading into the European market to bring together like minded individuals for a unique and valuable experience.

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HWCH - Ireland's Annual New Music Showcase and Conference

09-Aug-2017
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by Emma Francis

Hard Working Class Heroes is returning for it’s 15th year this September. The festival, which takes place in Dublin, revolves around up and coming Irish talent. They also run a music industry conference, packed with panels perfect for the up and coming acts. Read about how we're getting involved here

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